Mike Blakely Trio

November 14 – “It’s About to Get Western” – A concert to benefit the Christian Assistance Ministry,  Mike Blakely, the World-Famous Western Troubadour, will fill the Cailloux with his unique sound, joined onstage by Bluegrass at its best with local favorite and Texas legend – Haywire. Friday, November 14 at 7 p.m.

Award-winning novelist and singer/songwriter Mike Blakely, has published 18 released by major New York City publishers. His last two books were co-writes: one with Willie Nelson (A Tale Out of Luck), the other with Kenny Rogers (What Are The Chances).  Mike’s next release is slated for November, 2014, titled A Song To Die For.

As a performing songwriter, Mike has released 11 CDs, performed all over the U.S., and made 16 tours to Europe. His songs have been recorded by Gary P. Nunn, Red Steagall, Flaco Jimenez and Raul Malo, john Arthur martinez, Randy Brown, Geronimo Trevino III and Johnny Rodriguez, Johnny Bush, Pauline Reese, and others.

Also an author, Mike has published 18 books released by major New York City publishers. His last two books were co-writes: one with Willie Nelson (A Tale Out of Luck), the other with Kenny Rogers (What Are The Chances).

A native Texan, Mike served in the U.S. Air Force and later earned a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. He released his first novel 1988 and his first CD in 1995. One of his co-written tunes landed on a Grammy Award-winning album by Flaco Jimenez in 1995. Another was played on the orbiting International Space Station in 2007.

Mike is a two-time winner of Western Writers of America’s Spur Award – once for best western novel of the year, and once for best western song of the year.

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